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Lakehead University’s mission to be an innovative comprehensive university that provides an education that is about how to think, not what to think, is increasingly relevant in today’s society.
As a comprehensive regional university with campuses in Northwestern Ontario and Simcoe County, Lakehead University offers a truly Canadian experience, developing the next generation of highly skilled leaders and future changemakers equipped with the skills and experience required to address real-world problems.
Lakehead University’s approach to high-quality programming, combined with our small class sizes and focus on research and innovation, offers unique opportunities for faculty, students, and diverse community organizations, and other partners to collaborate in new and innovative ways to address grand societal challenges.
Lakehead is committed to being a leader in sustainability – a pluralistic and inclusive concept encompassing human and ecological health, social justice and equity, Indigenous rights, secure livelihoods, workplace well-being, and stewardship of vibrant and resilient communities.
Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus is situated beside Lake Superior, the world’s largest freshwater lake, and next to the boreal forest, uniquely positioning it to contribute a northern voice to drive critical discussions on sustainability. Lakehead Thunder Bay offers a comprehensive university experience, combining cutting-edge laboratories, libraries, and learning spaces with fantastic recreational facilities, and a variety of student-centred lounges to promote educational and social engagement. Thunder Bay is a culturally diverse city known for its breathtaking natural environment and unparalleled access to outdoor recreation, while also boasting vibrant arts and culture, and a dynamic local food and entertainment scene.
Lakehead Orillia is located in the heart of Ontario's Lake Country, offering year-round opportunities for recreation, culture, and heritage. With a unique interdisciplinary arts and science program, Lakehead Orillia offers majors including business, criminology, education, environmental sustainability, and media studies.
955 Oliver Road